Ryan joined The Hechtman Group in January of 2018 as a Senior Accountant and promoted to Tax Supervisor in 2020. He graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelor of Accounting Science in 2012 and a Master of Accounting Science in 2013. Ryan began his career at BDO USA LLP in Chicago focusing on C Corporations and income tax provisions. He went on to work for other accounting firms where he broadened his knowledge to include partnership, S corporation, and individual taxation.

Ryan is an Eagle Scout and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA), the Illinois CPA Society, and the St. Viator High School Alumni Association Board.  Ryan lives in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago. When not working, you can find Ryan with his fiancé Marisa, on the golf course, watching Cubs game at Wrigley Field, and spending time with his family and friends.